600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Telephone: (312) 369-7130
Annual room and board: $8,474-15,798
Total Enrollment: 12,000
Distance from Moraine in miles: 18 NE
|Minimum GPA for admission: Non-competitive; see the section on Admission Information below.
||Accepts the IAI General Ed. Core?
| Maximum hours accepted for transfer from community college: 62
|| Immunization required?
Yes, see information on the Application for Admission
Students: (312) 369-7130
| Number of hours to be considered a transfer student:
B.A.-Bachelor of Arts
B.F.A.-Bachelor of Fine Arts
B.M.-Bachelor of Music
For a complete
listing of majors offered at COLUMBIA look online at:
Important COLUMBIA Information
about the COLUMBIA Schools
Instructions and Deadlines for Priority Consideration:
|Term of Interest
|| Priority Deadline
|| May 1
Transfer applicants must have all previous official college transcripts and final high school
transcript or GED test results (including scores) sent.
One letter of recommendation from an instructor, guidance counselor or other individual
who is qualified to comment on the applicant's potential to complete college level work
in an arts and communications curriculum. Additional letters of recommendation are welcome.
Complete and return a required essay section on the application for admission
along with the
non-refundable application fee.
IAI Course Acceptance
Columbia terminated participation in the IAI in May 2007. Rest
assured that we will still evaluate transcripts course by course and give
transfer credit for IAI courses from other institutions pending the
successful completion of the course with a "C" grade or better.
students entering Columbia in Spring 2008, transfer
courses must be completed with a
"C" grade or better. This includes
courses listed in various formal articulation agreements as well.
consider transfer credit in a major subject from certain
discipline-specific accredited institutions.
Maximum Credits Accepted
Transfer courses must
be completed with a C grade or better and be similar or
equivalent in content to those offered by Columbia.
Transfer credit from
any combination of community college, Advanced Placement, CLEP,
military and/or Life Experience is limited to a maximum of 62
credit hours. If a student has attended both a four-year and a
two-year college, the maximum number of transfer credit hours
accepted is 88.
No more than 4 semester
Physical Education and no more than 9 semester hours of foreign language will be accepted.
Deadline for Transfer Credit Submission
The acceptance of transfer credit is at the sole discretion of the College. To be accepted, transfer
credit must be received by the Office of Transfer Evaluation before the end of the student's first
semester of attendance at Columbia College. Students wishing transfer credit after matriculation
must submit such credit before the end of the student's next semester at Columbia.
Credit Not Accepted
Developmental, Adult Education, Continuing Education, ESL, Internships,
Independent Study, Topics,
Workshop, or Seminar courses are not transferable.
|Notable COLUMBIA Graduation
The final 12 credit hours needed for graduation must be taken in residence at Columbia College Chicago.
FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION, SEE THE COLUMBIA
COLLEGE WEB SITE AT:
This Transfer Guide provides information to help Moraine Valley Community College students begin planning for transfer to
Columbia College. This guide is not a contract or guarantee of transferability. Requirements at the four-year college are
subject to change. To ensure appropriate course completion, or for more information, students should consult with an
academic advisor from Moraine Valley and from Columbia College throughout their enrollment.